Stigma Reduction

Despite an increased understanding of the underlying biological basis to mental health disorders, individuals with mental health issues often face negative judgments or actions from others. This brief highlights stigma’s various forms, its impact on individuals with mental health concerns, and summarizes effective stigma reduction approaches.

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Stigma Reduction - Promoting Greater Understanding of Mental Health, SnapshotLiterature ReviewAugust 2009Cheryl Holm-Hansen

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